NHS priorities

Whether it’s to prepare for the next Quality Payments Scheme deadline, or to increase your confidence in helping people with a learning disability, this section provides topic-specific pages that link to current NHS priorities. This section will support you in keeping your knowledge and skills up to date in order to provide high-quality pharmacy services and be service-ready.

Clinical pharmacy

Our clinical portfolio is expanding on a frequent basis, helping you to advance your knowledge and skills and deliver medicines optimisation in practice for all sectors of pharmacy. From two new focal points a year to our small group learning for hospital pharmacists – Optimise – this section focuses on clinical pharmacy, diseases and therapeutics.

Public health

The public health agenda is embedded in pharmacy, yet topics such as emergency contraception or stop smoking support are as prevalent as ever. As well as our public health workshops, use this section to access a wide range of resources to assure and maintain your competence, all underpinned by the Declaration of Competence system.

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Care Quality Commission - Insight Day - online

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This is a webinar hosted by Care Quality Commission (CQC) where you will gain an insight into the organisation; the role of the pharmacy professionals across the organisation and how they support the organisation with its priorities.

Please note this event is only available to the following people:

  • Participants enrolled on (or have completed) Leading for Change
  • MOCH pathway learners as an option for Module 5
  • Primary care pharmacy education pathway learners as an option for module 5.

Learning objectives

On completion of all aspects of this learning programme you should be able to:

  • describe the role and responsibilities of Care Quality Commission
  • describe the role of medicines team within Care Quality Commission
  • explain the stages of the inspection process
  • describe good and outstanding practice.

How to use this programme

Our e-workshops are run online using Zoom video conferencing. When you book onto an e-workshop you will automatically be registered onto the Zoom meeting and will receive emails from the meeting organiser about how to join.

Please note: You will need to be connected to the internet for the duration of the e-workshop.

Learning intended for

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy technicians